Making Visual Supports Work in the Home and Community: Strategies for Individuals with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

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AAPC Publishing, 2000 - Education - 33 pages
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Visual supports help children and youth with autism, Asperger Syndrome and other special needs understand their world better and therefore help them function more independently. This book provides parents with the information they need to make effective visual supports specifically designed for their child using a variety of materials.

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A book for parents explaining, largely in picture form, the use of visual aids with children with autistic spectrum disorder. Based on the premise that such children learn more effectively from visual aids than from other methods. A useful resource book for teachers and carers as well as parents. Read full review


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Savner is a behavioral consultant for Shawnee Mission Public Schools, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, and has extensive teaching with children and youth with autism and Asperger Syndrome.

Brenda Smith Myles is Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, where she codirects a graduate program in Asperger syndrome and autism. She has written numerous articles and books, including Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns and Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success, the winner of the Autism Society of America's outstanding literary work in 2002. Dr. Myles is on the executive boards of several organizations, including the Organization for Autism Research and MAAP Services, Inc.

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